The stars played like stars, Kendrick Perkins continued to struggle and New Orleans is an awesome place. What else did we learn in the Thunder's win over the Pelicans?
BERRY TRAMEL COMMENTARY — When Oklahoma and Oklahoma State squared off in the past, there was a clear talent gap that favored OU. Now? Not so much. Oklahoma State has advantages all over the board as the two prepare to square off on Saturday.
Trevor Knight passed his first road test two weeks ago. Saturday morning, it'll be even colder inside Boone Pickens Stadium as Knight makes his first career Bedlam start, encounters the Big 12's best defense and attempts to tune out what is arguably the league's most hostile home crowd.
Oklahoma City enjoyed one of its most complete team efforts of the season.
Oklahoma State (8-1), using suffocating defense and superior athleticism, led by as many as 30 in the game.
Caleb Lavey came around the edge and met Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell face-to-face, in clear position to make the game-saving tackle inside the 10 on fourth down.
JENNI CARLSON COMMENTARY — With the weather figuring to play a significant role in Saturday's Bedlam football game, it's bringing back memories of the 1985 Ice Bowl in Stillwater.
The weekly emails are in. Lots of Bedlam football talk, plus other mixed vegetables.
Find out how The Oklahoman writers picked Saturday's Bedlam game.
With the assistance of columnist Berry Tramel, our video team at NewsOK.com took a flashback look at the Bedlam series over the past five seasons, starting in 2008 and ending in 2012.